Community Involvement and Press Releases

How to Test Your Car's Battery for Trouble

Testing a car battery is easy if you know how and have a few key pieces of equipment.

To start, you'll need a pair of good gloves, safety glasses, voltmeter, and wire brush. Never work on the car battery with car running or the car lights still on. Clean the battery terminals of any signs of corrosion with the wire brush or terminal cleaning tool.

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Do You Need to Know How to Read Tire Sizes?

Knowledge is power when it comes to learning all that you can about your vehicle. Your tires, for example, provides you with lots of relevant information on the sidewall. To put this information to good use, all you have to do is learn and understand what your tires have already been telling you. 

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Your Brake Pads Are the Key to Stopping Your Vehicle

Your brake pads are what make contact with the rotors creating the friction that slows your car, truck, or SUV to a stop. That is what makes them so critical to the overall operation of your braking system.

When you press the brake pedal the master cylinder forces brake fluid through the system to your calipers. The calipers are where the pads are housed. 

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Automotive Service -- Suspension

If you are driving through Sanford and you feel as though your car is bouncing a bit more than it should when you hit a bump, it could be signaling a bigger problem. The same can be said for if you are having a tough time getting your car to drive in a straight line. 

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Timing Is Everything with Cabin and Engine Air Filters

Are you aware of the last time your cabin and engine air filters were replaced? If you’re unsure, or unaware that your vehicle even had these parts, you’re not alone! Many drivers in the Sanford area are unaware that those parts need to be inspected on a random basis.

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